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Governing Board

President
Debra Moore
    
Vice President
David Reyes
      
Treasurer
Gerald Hoenings
     
Secretary
Lisa Cole
     
Members
Jon Andio
Christine Farley
     
Parent Liaison
Jennifer Ciampi
Jennifer.Ciampi@mysota.net


ITEMS FOR
BOARD AGENDA/
GRIEVANCE PROCESS
The Governing Board has specific steps outlined in the Parent Handbook for submitting agenda items and resolution of grievances. Individuals must follow these steps to direct any issue to the Board. 

Process Here


Board Meeting Schedule
July 2017 - No Meeting
Mon, Aug 7, 2017, 6 pm
Mon, Sept 11, 2017,  6 pm
Mon, Oct 9, 2017, 6 pm
Mon, Nov 13, 2017, 6 pm
Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 6 pm
Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 6 pm
Mon, Feb 12, 2018, 6 pm
Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 6 pm
Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 6 pm 
Mon, May 14, 2018, 6 pm
Mon, June 11, 2018, 6 pm 

Board Member Bios

Debra K. Moore - President
Ms. Moore is originally from Cheverly, Maryland and grew up traveling the United States and overseas as a child of a military family. She has been a Florida resident since 1977 and currently lives in Palm Beach Gardens. Ms. Moore has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Northwood University and an MBA from the University of Florida. She works as a Performance Measurement Specialist for CSC, a global company with over 90,000 employees worldwide. Before transferring to CSC in 1999, she worked for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for 14 years in various roles in the company's computing department. Ms. Moore has been involved with the founders of Gardens School of Technology Arts since early in the process of charter development, licensure and the opening of the school and is glad to be actively involved in the on-going governance and oversight of the organization.

Email Contact: 
Debra.Moore@mysota.net    Phone: 561-290-7661


David Reyes - Vice President
Mr. Reyes is Operations Director for the City of Palm Beach Gardens. He has over 20 years of local government experience, 13 of which were supervisory. He has directed the successful completion of many capital improvement projects totaling more than $6 million and is responsible for project management and emergency operations activities throughout the city. He holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, and an MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He lives in the area with his wife and his two children, who attend Gardens School of Technology Arts.  

Email Contact: 
David.Reyes@mysota.net    Phone: 561-290-7661


Gerald Hoenings - Treasurer

Mr. Hoenings was born in Farmingdale, New York and graduated from Grand Canyon University with a BS in Accounting. He obtained his Masters in Accounting from Kaplan University. He currently works for Pinnacle Tax of Jupiter and has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(tm) since 1997. He and his wife, Patricia moved to Florida in 2004. Since 2 of his 3 children attend Gardens School of Technology Arts, he welcomes the opportunity to become involved in the governance of the school. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family, golfing and coaching his children in youth sports.

Email Contact: Gerald.Hoenings@mysota.net   Phone: 561-290-7661


Lisa Cole - Secretary
Lisa Cole is a native Floridian, who has lived in the Carolinas, St. Louis, and New York City. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Mrs. Cole has worked extensively in publishing and public relations, and she is as realtor in Palm Beach County. She and her husband, Brewster, moved back to Florida in 2001 to raise their growing family, which includes three boys, two of whom currently attend the school. 

Email Contact: 
Lisa.Cole@mysota.net     Phone: 561-290-7661


Jon Andio - Board Member
J
on Andio is a licensed electrician, working in the electrical trades for well over 20 years, and working as a Master Electrician since 1999. He is the owner/operator of 1 Stop Generator Shop, a local family-owned business operating in Palm Beach County since 2005.  Jon has been a Board Member since 2014 and, along with his wife Jessica, is also an active member of the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) since 2012.  Jon and Jessica have three children, two of which have attended the school since its inception.

Email Contact: 
Jon.Andio@mysota.net     Phone: 561-290-7661


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Christine Farley - Board Member
Christine Farley relocated from Rhode Island to Florida in 2005.  She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1992 and Northeastern University School of Law in 1995. Upon her relocation to Florida, Ms. Farley left the practice of law to work for Seagull Industries for the Disabled, Inc. in Riviera Beach, Florida, where she eventually became the Director of Education for Seagull Academy for Independent Living, a public charter school for intellectually disabled students.  During that time, she completed the Teacher Certification Program at Palm Beach State College and obtained her certification in Exceptional Education.  She left Seagull Industries for the Disabled, Inc. in June of 2013 to resume her law practice, which focuses on marital and family law. She lives in Jupiter Farms with her two children, one of whom has had the privilege of attending Gardens School of Technology Arts since its inception. She is also a Guardian Ad Litem and serves on the Board of Directors of The Exchangette Club of the Northern Palm Beaches, a local charity group.

Email Contact: Christine.Farley@mysota.net   Phone: 561-290-7661

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